Environmental Law

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WCEL announces a new regional report by Anouk Ferté-Devin, Le Droit Forestier Français. 
With many thanks to Anouk Ferté-Devin, WCEL now has a national report on the French forest law. The report is available in French and is part of a series of Member reports on environmental issues.
CEESP News  The Chair of CEESP seeks nominations/expressions of interest for the position of TGER Chair. Candidates for the Chair should preferably...
The CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights (TGER) works to advance approaches to the conservation of nature that are grounded in and promote good governance, social equity and human rights....
Mangrove ecosystems are under threat from a changing set of pressures. Historically, the primary threats to mangroves have come from conversion for...
Survey responses from experts asked to choose up to three main threats to mangroves indicate that the main threat chosen was agriculture, representing both land conversion for agriculture and...
From No Net Loss to Net Positive Impact, IUCN is promoting a net gain for biodiversity
IUCN's goal is to ensure landscape planning incorporates a mitigation hierarchy approach with a net gain target for biodiversity. This approach is key to delivering on the 2020 Aichi Targets for...
By Angel Daen Morales Garcia - The First Forum of IUCN Mexico gathered experts from the World Commission on Environmental Law to discuss the legal...
Mexico City, 23-24 October 2018 - In the First Mexican Forum of the IUCN, experts in environmental law gathered to exchange ideas about the challenges and solutions as Mexico confronts an...
By Dr. Damilola S. Olawuyi - When leading international law scholars convened in Doha, Qatar for the first Middle East Environmental Law Scholars’...
The conference, sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme as well as the Qatar National Research Fund, presented an unprecedented opportunity for law experts, practitioners and scholars...
Mangrove forests are an incredible ecosystem, existing at the intersection of land, freshwater and ocean. Beyond their unique beauty, they provide...
Cover_Assessment summary on mangroves Photo: IUCN and WWF Mangrove trees grow in a hostile environment, with roots that can adapt to changing tides and resist...
                                                                             For all training material go HERE. Land-use planning frameworks have traditionally focused on developing settlements and...
National land-use planning laws and institutional frameworks are essential for materializing the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 into concrete local action. Land-use planning laws not...
Most of Tanzania’s threats to biodiversity and the environment are an outcome of land use practices. Tanzania is positively contributing to the implementation of the CBD, and the Aichi targets 7...
Zambia In Zambia, the project works in the Nsama and Mpulungu Districts. To strengthen the adaptive capacity and climate resilience of Nsumbu NP and its surroundings, IUCN and the Department of...
Mekong Delta Conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity and climate change increasingly gained recognition as two priority policy issues in many national strategies and other policy documents...

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